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Improve Website Load Speed (Tips & Tricks)

Experiencing Slow Website Load Speeds? Here are Some Tips on Fixing This Problem Making a great first impression on visitors to your website is a must. With all of the competition in the business world, having an appealing and functional website can help you stand out above the crowd. Studies show that 40 percent of all Internet users abandon a ...

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Why Use Xamarin for Mobile App Development?

As mobile applications increase in popularity over websites, businesses and organizations are focusing more on developing apps. Mobile apps generally provide a better user experience (UX) than websites, as they run faster and allow the user to work offline. However, the development of mobile apps is not an easy process and it generally takes a lot of time, especially if ...

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Build a Simple GraphQL API Service with Express

“I love writing authentication and authorization code.” ~ No Web Developer Ever. Tired of building the same login screens over and over? Try the Okta API for hosted authentication, authorization, and multi-factor auth. GraphQL has become an immensely popular alternative to REST APIs. The flexibility you get from using GraphQL makes it easier for developers to get any information they ...

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The Serverless Revolution: Why and How The Movement Will Allow Teams to Deploy With More Velocity and Confidence

Drive DevOps success with better, more informed decisions based on real-time facts, not opinions. Summary Serverless or Function-as-a-Service (FaaS) design patterns have been picking up steam. With the recent release of KNative from Google Cloud, let’s take a closer look at the serverless movement. The serverless movement has recently received another jolt of momentum with Google’s recent release of KNative. ...

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5 Small Business Website Builders

Establishing web presence is a must for any business that has long-lasting goals and perspectives. With such an amazing variety of companies specializing in the same niches, beating the competitors becomes even more complicated than it has been a couple of years ago. Thus, it is close to impossible to withstand niche competition without a quality website that will present ...

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CORS Headers, Preflight & Performance (ie. How to get rid of the OPTIONS calls)

Monetate personalizes hundreds of millions of page views each day. To do that, we take hundreds of data points into account (e.g. weather, geolocation, inventory information, population density, past behavior, etc.), make a decision, and then personalize the page (e.g. content, product recommendations, etc). But this means that our client’s web sites don’t render until after we’ve made our decisions, ...

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Who Is a Fullstack Developer?

These days it is very common to see the job title “Fullstack Developer” on LinkedIn. Job adverts, developers or even wannabe developers are using this term quite a lot. Recruiters are looking for that jack of all trades while programmers are bragging about mastering the whole palette of technologies that usually goes into an application. Knowing I am a little ...

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How to improve your website search ranking in seven easy ways

A website’s performance on SERP is the primary reason why most website owners chase after SEO, especially because SEO is not a one-off solution. While you may rank high for a particular search term, the ranking may deteriorate for a different search term. In this tutorial, you will see how to improve your website search ranking in simple steps. Practicing SEO ...

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Clean Code Principles: Be a Better Programmer

“My code is working well, the website I built is looking great, and my client is happy. So why would I still care about writing clean code?” If this sounds like you, then read on. A little while ago, I was having a discussion with one of my friends, Kabir. Kabir is an experienced programmer. He was working on a ...

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